Spanish fans celebrate their 2010 FIFA World Cup win against the Netherlands at the Darling Harbour Sydney International FIFA Fan Fest site on July 12, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. Getty Images
FRANKFURT, Germany - A German news agency says the octopus that gained worldwide fame by correctly predicting World Cup results has died.
German news agency dapd says the death of Paul the Octopus was announced by the aquarium in Oberhausen.
The aquarium could not immediately be reached.
Paul correctly predicted the results of all games involving Germany at this past summer's tournament in South Africa, and also picked Spain to win the final over the Netherlands.
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